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Listen to the Treasures series

Join veteran journalist Charles Wooley and Australian Museum Director and CEO Kim McKay as they explore the astounding objects and specimens of the 200 Treasures of the Australian Museum exhibition, housed in the nation’s oldest museum gallery, the Westpac Long Gallery.

HumanNature Lecture Series

HumanNature is a landmark lecture series at the Australian Museum that offers a range of talks by leading Australian and international scholars in the Environmental Humanities. Drawing on insights from history, literature, philosophy, anthropology and related disciplines, it explores the role that the humanities can play in addressing the most pressing environmental challenges of our day.

HumanNature is jointly funded and coordinated by the University of New South Wales, Macquarie University, Western Sydney University, the University of Sydney and the Australian Museum.

HumanNature 2019

HumanNature 2018

Lunchtime Conversation Series

The Australian Museum Lunchtime Conversation Series is an illuminating program of talks with some of Australia's best-known innovators, revolutionaries and underdogs.

Guests are selected from the 100 people of the 200 Treasures of the Australian Museum exhibition in the Westpac Long Gallery. Some have now passed, and some continue to challenge the status quo – all embody a peculiarly Australian spirit and drive to make a difference despite adversity.

2019 series

2018 series


AMplify brings you up close and personal with the life and work of the Australian Museum’s scientists and cultural experts, in conversation with Director and CEO Kim McKay.

Live at the AM offers you a front row seat at presentations by leading scientists, explorers, writers and thinkers.